Former Payoneer, ACI and Mastercard expert joins Shieldpay to develop and guide sales strategy into 2023 and beyond
17 August 2022 – London - Shieldpay, the market leader in secure digital payments, has announced the appointment of Chris Andrews as Head of Sales.
Chris will be driving the business forward into the next era of commercial success. In his leadership position, he will be developing the Shieldpay sales strategy and guiding the team to achieve significant growth over the second half of 2022 and into 2023, and beyond.
While there remains a focus on building share in existing markets, Chris will be looking to broaden the scope of Shieldpay’s current client base. The sales team will pursue emerging opportunities to service the complex payments needs of new markets and sectors to make Shieldpay the trusted partner of organisations of all sizes that need safe, reliable and easy to use digital payment solutions across their businesses.
Chris has a well-established career as a senior leader at renowned payments companies, such as CyberSource, Mastercard and ACI Worldwide, and now joins Shieldpay from his former role with Payoneer as Regional Enterprise Sales Director, EMEA. With his depth of business development experience in the payments space, Chris will play an integral role in the growth of Shieldpay over the coming months and years.
Chris Andrews, Head of Sales at Shieldpay, commented:
“I’m really excited to join Shieldpay at a pivotal time in our growth trajectory. We’ll be expanding our position in existing markets and accelerating growth into new verticals, whilst building on our direct and indirect channels. I’m looking forward to being part of the next stage of our development.”
Claire Van Der Zant, Revenue Director at Shieldpay, added:
“Chris has a wealth of experience in the payments industry and targeting enterprise customers to drive stellar business growth against revenue targets. I can’t wait to learn more from Chris as we charge forth together and build on what Shieldpay has achieved so far.”